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Inspirational Stories

We are constantly immersed in stories—from
television news to films, novels and
TV programs. The inspiring real-life
stories we tell here are stories of faith,
hope and love, stories of challenges 
overcome as well as small unexpected
moments of grace.

More importantly, our inspiring true stories
are about and by people like you.
People who have discovered how to
live their lives with more hope and joy
and, through their stories and experiences,
have helped others to do the same.


Recent Inspirational Stories

It's a date that changed everything, and our prayers can unite us once again.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

A capella group singing

This a capella group sings a beautiful rendition of "I'll Think of You" while playing patty cake and it's amazing. 

Doctor welcomes every newborn with a song

Dr. Carey D. Andrew-Jaja, the "Singng Doctor," welcomes every baby into the world with a song.

The greatest call you can have is the one God has for you. You can impact the world with the love of God in your own way.

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Andrea Bocelli sings with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Listen as Andrea Bocelli joins the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City, Utah for an inspiring performance.

Here's one you've got to see to believe, a dog doing the merengue!

by Edward Grinnan

A grandfather with his granddaughter

For National Grandparents Day, the first Sunday after Labor Day, we asked people to share memories of their grandmas and grandpas.

Babe Ruth

In this story from October 1948, the legendary slugger shares how important his early religious training was to him, especially in his final days.

by George Herman Ruth

Firefighters rescue heart attack victim

After these firefighters rescued an elderly gentleman who had suffered a heart attack while mowing his lawn, they came back to finish the job.

The power of prayer brings an unexpected envelope–and a new job!

by Michelle Medlock Adams

Grandma shocked to see her granddaughter's dress.

This teenager decided to wear her grandmother's 57-year-old prom dress to her own graduation dance. Her grandma's reaction will bring you to tears. 

Author and motivational speaker Jon Gordon

Author and motivational speaker Jon Gordon shares what he learned at the U.S. Military Academy.

by Jon Gordon
, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

An artist's rendering of a ten-cent stamp with a butterfly pictured on it

A Florida ministry is using cancelled stamps collected by individuals and church groups all over the country to raise money for a good cause.

by Jim Horton
, Fort Myers, Florida

Pause to thank your Heavenly Father for your job, and go to work knowing you make a difference!

by Michelle Medlock Adams

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